International Day of Charity 2022 aims to eliminate the effects of humanitarian crises and to help in promoting education, housing, and child protection.
“Orange the World” and 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence
Nearly 1 in 3 women have been abused in their lifetime. In times of crises, the numbers rise, as seen during the COVID-19 pandemic and recent humanitarian crises, conflicts and climate disasters.
ECOSOC Youth Forum 2021: An opportunity for collaboration to further highlight issues of homelessness
The annual Youth Forum provides a global platform for a candid dialogue among Member States and young leaders from around the world on solutions to challenges affecting youth wellbeing.
World Children’s Day – November 20 – and the Impact of COVID -19 on Education
Let us call on leaders to close the gaps in educational equality once and for all, and re-imagine how a generation of children and young people learn and gain skills.
The Ongoing Fight for Gender Equality, now with COVID-19 – Part II
In a two-part series, we highlight reports in two different hemispheres that focus on women in the COVID-infected world. Part II.
The Ongoing Fight for Gender Equality, now with COVID-19 – Part I
In a two-part series, we highlight reports in two different hemispheres that focus on women in the COVID-infected world. Part I.
Homelessness and Catholic Ethics, A Book Launch
We invite you to an event in which we are going to discuss Homelessness in the context of Catholic Theological Ethics.
Goodbye UN – Thank You, Famvin!
I will be leaving the UN on February 14, 2020 when the negotiations of the UN resolution on homelessness will hopefully be pretty much finished.
Looking Ahead to 2020 and Launch of UN75
To mark its 75th anniversary in 2020, the United Nations will launch the biggest-ever global conversation on the role of global cooperation in building the future.
World Cities Day – October 31
The Vincentian Family at the UN is strongly supporting work in the cities. Advocating for financial support of infrastructure, environmentally sound planning, and promoting the right to housing are a few of the areas in which we continue to work.